Top 4 Safety Tips for Furnaces

September 20, 2021

If you worry about how safe your furnace is, following safety tips and reading your furnace manual is crucial. In addition, whether your furnace is old or new, it’s vital to maintain it regularly to stay safe. 1. Use Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Using smoke and carbon monoxide detectors is important because you’ll know right away if something is wrong with your furnace. It’s important to test all of your detectors monthly and to replace the batteries at least annually. This ensures that your detectors are working throughout the year. 2. Don’t

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The Truth About Heat Pump Efficiency

November 19, 2020

There’s a lot of information floating around out there about the efficiency of various heating systems, and in particular, heat pump systems. For those wanting to know the truth about heat pump efficiency, read on. Here’s a quick guide on heat pump function, efficiency, and maintenance needs relative to continued efficient operation. Heat Pump Efficiency Heat pump systems offer some of the most energy-efficient climate control potentials among all systems on the market today. Compared to more traditional furnace setups and air conditioning systems, heat pumps can very effectively heat or cool a structure

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5 Easy Steps for Fall Energy Savings

October 20, 2020

If you’re looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and save a few bucks during the fall, you’re not alone. Addressing energy efficiency is a task many homeowners include as part of their home improvement plans. While paying for a home energy audit is a good option, there are many free options as well. We’re going to review five solutions that can help you lower your residential energy costs. 1. Seal Air Leaks If you feel a draft in your house, you’ve got an air leak. Check around windows, doors, outlets, and plumbing to locate these

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Benefits of a Whole-Home Generator

August 10, 2020

If the power in your home goes out for an extended period of time, it can cause a wide array of issues. Without having power for your refrigerator or freezer, large quantities of food can go bad quickly and cost you a lot of money. If you have medical equipment that requires electricity to function, an outage can create a dangerous situation. Without heating and cooling, a home can become an uncomfortable place. Having backup power via a generator that you can trust to turn on automatically when your home loses grid power will provide you with peace of mind.

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Signs Your Thermostat Should Be Repaired

June 15, 2020

A thermostat plays a vital role in keeping your home comfortable throughout the year. However, a malfunctioning thermostat makes it much more difficult to heat or cool your home, which can result in a higher electric bill. Reaching out to an HVAC company as soon as possible is always a good idea if you are dealing with thermostat problems. Here are three common signs that your thermostat needs to be repaired: 1. An Unresponsive Thermostat One of the biggest signs that your thermostat needs to be replaced is that it’s unresponsive

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3 Tips for Holiday Lights and Electrical Safety

December 18, 2019

As we gradually transition to the holiday season, millions of homeowners in the U.S. will start decorating their homes. Much of these decorations greatly rely on electrically connected lights. Unfortunately, thousands of homes will stand exposed to the risk of an electrical fire. Therefore, it’s crucial for you to master the following three basic electrical safety tips this holiday. 1. Use Candles With Care If possible, we would advise you not to use candles for your home decoration this holiday. This is because candles account for over half of the home fires experienced during

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5 Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems

November 18, 2019

World Class Services provides a broad range of heating services to Westerville and surrounding areas, including geothermal solutions. Geothermal heating equipment taps into naturally occurring heat below the ground and transfers it to your home. Let us consider five benefits. 1. Total Cost of Ownership While geothermal heating solutions tend to have a higher up-front cost than traditional systems, they offer a much better life-cycle cost. Traditional systems last 15 years on average, but geothermal systems can last generations and often come with a 50-year warranty. In addition, your monthly costs will be less. In fact,

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Winterize Your Home

November 15, 2018

Easy Steps to Winterize Your Home While we are thankful for the cooler weather, the winter months bring new tasks for your home. Taking the time to winterize your home will not only help you keep it warm but also save you money. Follow our tips below to winterize your home and enjoy a comfortable and cozy season. 1. Get your heating system inspected. With a quick, routine checkup, you can catch damage before it becomes a problem and keep your system running as efficiently as possible, saving you money down the road. You

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Go Geothermal. Go Green.

September 17, 2018

Geothermal is Renewable Energy in a Natural Way Geothermal systems are powered by renewable green energy in a natural way – by using the consistent temperatures of the ground underneath and surrounding your home for winter heating and summer cooling. Geothermal heat pumps use the constant temperature of the earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature, according to Energy.gov. What is a Geothermal System? The heat from the sun is absorbed into the earth, storing up to 50% of the sun’s energy. This clean source of renewable

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How a Home Service Membership Will Save You Thousands

August 13, 2018

As a homeowner, repairs and replacements around your home can add up quickly over time. Inevitably, something will break, and many large investments such as your HVAC system, roof, bathroom, kitchen, and more need routine maintenance. As time goes on, you have to replace parts and appliances. These expenses add up very quickly. Invest in the future of your home and your financial security with a home service membership. Is a Home Service Membership worth it? While we can’t speak for every home care membership, our Total Home Care Club membership is entirely worth

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